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Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999) The Number Carrier

Auction:
2547B
Lot:
553
Sold for:
$5,629$4,750

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2547B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 20, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Saul Steinberg (American, 1914-1999)

The Number Carrier
Signed and dated "STEINBERG 1962" in pen l.r., stamped "THE NEW YORKER EDITORIAL
DEPARTMENT..." on the reverse.
Ink on paper, sheet size 14 3/8 x 23 in. (36.5 x 58.4 cm), framed.
Condition: Mat burn, masking tape hinged to backing mat, pencil crop marks l.r. and l.l.

Provenance: Purchased from Obelisk Gallery, January 2, 1968.

Literature: Saul Steinberg, Steinberg: The New World, New York: Harper and Row, 1965 (illus.).

N.B. A copy of the book Steinberg: The New World and a copy of the Obelisk Gallery sales invoice accompany the lot.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Minor acid burn to sheet, handling creases, no additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Saul Steinberg, The New World, Obelisk Gallery

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